South Africa

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For over 23 years, Rufaro continues to deliver the highest standards of service to tourists on a daily basis. Our clients are well accustomed to the best people in the business – industry accredited, highly creative and truly dedicated.

We work with industry professionals from around the world helping them sell South Africa and its neigbouring countries, and ensuring their client satisfaction trip after trip. Our philosophy is to turn your dream South African holiday into a reality. And with our knowledgeable staff and inside connections to the local market, you are sure to have a memorable experience.

In a three week period you could happily move between watching whales, tasting superb wine in the Cape and lions stalking the bushveld, scenic coastal roads and red Kalahari sand, the oldest wine industry outside Europe and cutting edge fusion cuisine. The beauty of a South Africa tour is being able to fit so much Africa into so little time. From the Stellenbosch winelands to Kruger, Blyde River and beyond, this is a place where you can take your safari and enjoy excellent food and wine.


Guest Handling and transfers

Whether it’s greeting you or your clients at the airport, saying Bon Voyage after a holiday of a lifetime and everything in between, you can rest assured that all our guests are in the best possible hands, 24/7.


Car Rental

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Find the perfect place to stay in South Africa!

Not only can we offer sound advice on where to stay, but offer you the most competitive rates available, providing you or your clients with the most suitable arrangements for your needs.


The various types of accommodation on offer include:

Hotels , Private Game Lodges , Guesthouses and Villas:
Accommodation across the country, from three to 5 star to suit all tastes and requirements.


Self-Catering Properties and Country Cottages:

Small properties, which offer clients the facilities to cook and prepare their own meals and to be able to set their own pace for their holidays.
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The route between Pretoria and Cape Town is a 27-hour journey of 1 600 kilometres (994 miles), through some of the most diverse and spectacular scenery offered by the African sub-continent. Begin a journey with Rovos Rail on the most luxurious train in the world and experience the extravagance of rail travel to Southern Africa’s most spectacular destinations. The beautifully rebuilt trains carry a maximum of 72 passengers in 36 superbly appointed suites and are also available for charter.

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Shongololo Express (operated by Rovos Rail) When the indigenous people of the southern continent observed the first trains in Africa, the lines of rolling stock passing on the distant horizons recalled the profile and sinuous movement of a creature they called Shongololo – the millipede. The Shongololo Express began operations in 1995 to provide a very special touring experience for visitors to Southern Africa. The three journeys of between 12 to 15 days offer tours that traverse South Africa, Namibia, Swaziland, Mozambique and Zimbabwe. 72 guests are accommodated in two categories of comfortable en-suite cabins with double or twin beds. The journeys offer a variety of off-train excursions that are undertaken in air-conditioned vehicles.

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Private Tours

Let us help you tailor-make a unique and unforgettable South African Experience
We know that today’s discerning traveller is searching for unique experiences and tailor-made services that are going to set their visit to South Africa apart. That it is why we offer private tours which are exclusively tailored for you and your clients.

Private and Special Interest Groups

Whether it’s a wedding party, a family reunion, avid golfers, bird watchers, wine enthusiasts(or any other group) coming to explore South Africa’s colourful and varied activities we can tailor-make their arrangements.

Groups & Incentives

We have the answer to your Meetings, Incentive, Conference and Event needs Beyond the breath-taking natural beauty, the variety of scenery and
experiences, South Africa offers global air link connectivity, world-class accommodation and cutting edge telecommunications, bundled with an array of activities and attractions. For all its convenience and infrastructure, planning the perfect Group and Incentives project to South Africa can be a daunting task. It is essential that you have a dedicated partner in South Africa to choose between the different cities and the variety of local destinations available, to select the perfect accommodation and events venue, to arrange the small stuff such as transfers and logistics and, of course, the unique activities and events that are going to make your client experience unforgettable. With over 23 years of experience in the industry, backed by our in-house team of dedicated specialists, as well as strong local partnerships, no one knows South Africa better.

From conceptualisation to execution, we will guide you through your vision and
ensure every detail is taken care of.
– Ground Transport Management
– Site selection
– A Creative and Customized Itinerary
– An allocated Representative from your first point of contact till the end of
your stay
– Planning & Coordination
– Entertainment Coordinator
– We are affiliated with all major hotels



Our luxury African safaris are intimate experiences for discerning guests and offer a personalised encounter with the culture, magnificent scenery and awesome wildlife in these countries. Choose from luxury safari destinations across Southern Africa, the ancient dunes in Namibia, the Okavango Delta in Botswana, and the thundering Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe/Zambia. Conducted in comfort and style, these safari holidays can be tailor-made to suit individual needs – from stylish lodges and resorts to luxury camping in the African bush. Game drives offer the opportunity to spot endangered animals while staying in luxury safari accommodation – ensuring an exclusive wildlife experience.

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Try us – you won’t be disappointed!

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